|Kurouchi Gyuto Kiritsuke style!|
|Kitae MATSUMOTO（ 松本 鍛 ）|
|Tou Kitae Matsumoto Gyuto Kiritsuke style 240mm|
Born in 1934 (Shōwa 9)
He is the second generation blacksmith who lives in Tosa.
He was awarded the Kouchi goveror’s Prize at the Tosa knives Contest.
He has a level-one certified technician of a forginig.and a traditional craftsmen.
He is a great blacksmith Tosa forginig world.
It the Gyutou(butcher knife) 240mm which Kitae Matsumoto forged, and this work is very rare. For Matsumoto fan, it is object of envy. He said many times; when 「I do not hit the Hotyou because I am NataKaji(Specialized thick Blade)」
However, nevertheless hit the one. Probably he gave in and would make up. In what I wish for another one possibly…
Even if make whichever, this is a beginning for the moment; nothing last.
Polished it, and a knife polisher of 藤(Tou) was in charge of the finish. It is, so to speak, a collaboration work of Kitae-Matusmoto and 藤(Tou).
How about a master of such forging, the Houtyo of kitae-Matusmoto